At age 14 Jesse Coleman started playing the saxophone in the Libbey HighSchool Jazz band where he learned to master jazz techniques and phrases.After becoming a featured soloist in the high school jazz band, Jesse beganto organize various garage bands in the Toledo area for the purpose of recording songs and playing at local parks. He attended the University of Toledo where he developed the skill to write, arrange, and compose music for the saxophone and other instruments.
In addition to saxophone Jesse also plays the clarinet, drums, piano and organ, and is a vocalist for a national recording singing group.
In 2004 he created the Affinity Band, which is a Smooth Jazz/Gospel group that compliments the smooth style presented by the saxophone renditions he has arranged throughout the years.
Jesse Coleman and the Affinity Band can be heard in venues and at occasions all over the Midwest region as well as locally in Toledo, Ohio. His music is also featured on several radio and television programming heard locally in the Toledo area.
Jesse Coleman Alto and Soprano Saxophones
Calvin Reese Keyboards
JaQuan Coleman Keyboards
Sandy Harris Lead Guitar
Terry Holloway Bass Guitar
Kyle Newsome Drummer
Jesse Coleman Jr Synthesizer/ Strings/ Horns